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Delta Air Lines, Inc. Senior Software Development Engineer in ATLANTA, Georgia

Senior Software Development Engineer

United States, Georgia, Atlanta

Information Technology


Ref #: 15582

How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)

Delta's IT department is undergoing a transformation to change the way we do business from top to bottom. We strive to build innovative solutions that deliver impact to our customers. As we grow, we seek new team members eager to collaborate and advance our mission of becoming a best-in-class IT organization at the world's premier airline!

Senior Software Development Engineers build code by using core agile practices such as "keep it simple," test-driven development (TDD), continuous integration, polyglot programming, and microservice design. A SDE focuses on developing and implementing modernized specialized business applications, deploying to development, test, staging, and production.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Designing, prototyping and demonstrating new features and components of front-end and back-end to users to ensure compliance with requirements.

  • Assisting in the design, implementation and optimization of related approaches, tools and workflows.

  • Collaborate with the technical teams, business teams, and product managers to ensure that the code that is developed meets their vision.

  • Design solutions to meet functional and technical requirements.

  • Align to Security/Compliance frameworks and controls requirements.

  • Own quality posture. Write automated tests, ideally before writing code.

  • Write code.

  • Develop delivery pipelines and automated deployment scripts.

  • Configure services, such as databases and monitoring.

  • Implement Service Reliability Engineering.

  • Fix problems from the development phase through the production phase, which requires being on call for production support.

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

  • 5 or more years of hands-on experience as a Software Engineer or related technical engineering capacity. Relevant technologies and programming languages include:

  • Solid grasp of Agile Methodologies.

  • Demonstrable experience with DevOps principles, practices and tools.

  • Experience engineering software within an Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud infrastructure or other prominent enterprise cloud provider.

  • Understanding of the full Software Development Lifecycle, building CI/CD pipelines and practicing Test Driven Development is a requirement.

  • Fundamental Awareness of Application Security principles and 12-factor application development principles is required.

  • Experience with source control, build tools and GIT (GitHub, Bitbucket or other) is required.

  • Embraces a diverse set of people, thinking and styles.

  • Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority.

  • High School diploma, GED or High School Equivalency.

  • Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, if not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc.

What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related technical field.

  • Experience working in an airline technology environment.

A career at Delta not only gives you a chance to see the world, we provide excellent benefits to help you keep climbing along the way!

  • Competitive salary, industry leading profit sharing and 401(k) with generous direct contribution and company match

  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life benefits

  • A detailed wellness plan that recognizes the importance physical, emotional, financial and social wellbeing

  • Domestic and International flight privileges

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